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Re: problems installing etch: no HD detected

On Fri, 2007-08-31 at 12:04 -0300, Marcelo Chiapparini wrote:
> Hi!
> I need to install etch in a notebook which has MS-Vista installed. I
> have shrinked the HD (using diskpart from inside Vista) in order to get
> room for etch. I am using the etch netinstall cd, and the gui-expert
> mode  with the following parameters: "acpi=off pnpbios=off noapic
> noapm" (I need these parameters in order to boot the Knoppix live CD,
> so, I guess the same are need for etch). Everything is going fine until
> the stage where the HD is detected: the etch installer doesn't detect
> any HD... 
> The installed HD is a Western Diginal Scorpio HD (WD800BEVS), using the
> SATA port 1. I wonder if I need any special module to be loaded during
> the installation...
> Any help will be very welcome.


thanks to everyone who write helping. Finally, I used the lenny
bussinescard cd, and the HD disk was recognized. Now, I am running lenny
in the same machine with M$ Vista.

Thanks again


Marcelo Chiapparini

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